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the battle of el alamein. what i know about that, i learned from the letters they wrote later before the five of them were in hospital. they had a lot of time to write letters. they didn't talk too much how they dealt with fear. more they talked about the -- how hard it was to start losing men. it seemed to be the thing that impressed them and was difficult. it was something i think they could share. my uncle talked once about looking forward to going another moment he knew they were going to be encountering the enemy and how he thought about it and he used this really mundane sort of metaphor. he referred to a swimming hole he liked to women, i think it was 20-foot and wants to jump and also not wanting to jump. that's about as close as -- i have jack's journal that he kept all the way through his time in north africa, but it became very tellgraphic when he actually got in to combat. it was slept the night in a cave, nothing but a restless sliver. little things like that. you know, fierce fire, very not a lot of introspection then, i don't think. is that helpful. >> yeah. >> good. i'm sorry.
floor, was met by el near roosevelt, and he looked up and she said, harry, the president is dead. and he thought -- he was in total shock. he said, what can i do for you? and she said, harry, what can we do for you? you're in trouble now. >>> he she looks at the life of harry truman in "citizen soldier." sunday night on c-span q & a. >>> now more about the bp oil spill settlement announcement with democratic congressman. bp will pay a $4 million fine and plead guilty to the charges of 11 deaths of workers and lying to congress. they returned indictment charging two bp supervisor and the former deputy of incident commander. this is 25 minutes. >> ranking member of the natural resources committee, i'm here with henry who is state of california the ranking member of the energy and commerce committee. today bp reached an agreement with the justice department to resolve all criminal claims against it by the united states government regarding the bp water horizon disaster and to pay $4 billion in criminal penalty for the very serious violations of law. bp has plead guilty to 11 felony counts r
the option of five 1/6 talk shows there has not yet then a news channel in egypt. in the past you've go to el jazeera but not any more. the same with to the show. you can devote half an hour to local issue in tunisia. i think eventually was prepared for workday concept of i want to be strong again. the saudi arabia is the largest economy particularly with advertising. the market really needs a difference diode news channel with four or six hours of business. that is picking up. that also introduces us. with the programming i would go through business. that would interest the people. >> sens i feel there is a need for more cooperation between arab media for erred train a and a journalist and media people selling to the un qualified journalist. with interest in these groups there is a great demand or a great need. i have no problem -- but qualified ones are few were the american organization could help us and assure the news organizations would be welcomed to team up with the arab media organization in the arab world of. thank you very much. [applause] >> i a do not know if you can see me. i ca
. stone. if you had 60 secondses with me in an el visit for and had to describe yourself, what would you say? >> i probably wouldn't say anything, but let me try. almost 78 years old. been a candidate a number of times. represent a party that stands for peace, and individual liberty. and social justice, and i'm a member of the socialist party. the american legion, the veterans for peace, and liberty union. i'm an officer of liberty union. i live with my spouse of 55 years. i have four children. and jesse, paula, ian, and 15 grandchildren, and they all live within area code 05301, except for one who is about 17 miles away. so my whole social life revolves around them. >> we're all product office our families and we have two branches on our family tree, our mother's side eurasian father's side, and today i wore some family heirlooms, niecetive american indian heads and my earrings to remind me tell you tonight that we have to take care of mother earth. my great-great-great grandmother on one family line was the leader of a tribe of a branch of virginians al gone quinn. so it's important to
have -- we have, the president of the united states, comes to the university of texas in el paso and makes jokes about the safety and security of our country and joking about the border, you know, we have the secretary of homeland security saying that. we've had 140 dead bodies that have been discovered in the last year alone in two rural texas counties. the statistics cited are great statistics, but no amount of statistics can cover up the bloodshed at the hands of drug cartel members, no amount of stats can be manipulated to cover -- >> statistics cited black and white numbers, they are not always accurate, the u crime report, why are not not showing up? >> ucr data covers eight categories. they do not cover drug trafficking. ucr data gus not cover money laundering, human trafficking, kidnapping, extortion not included in that data, and think about this, we have 12 # 41 miles between texas and mexico. we have great communities there. i go there often. 93% of our texas-mexico border is unincorporated and largely rural. that's the reality of the there was a run around occurring o
a president of united states coast university of texas in el paso and makes jokes about the border. we have 140 dead bodies discovered in the last year in two rural counties. the statistics are great but no amount can cover the blood is shed from the drug cartel members. know about could be manipulated. >> use if those are black and white but they're not accurate why are they not? >> you see are dated covers eight major crime categories. they do not covered drug trafficking are money-laundering. human trafficking trafficking, kidnapping or extortion and not included. if we have 1241 miles. there are great communities. 93% of the texas mexico border is unincorporated allot of cross-border running civic the videos are on your district how you respond? >> i will not dispute anybody in the video any personal experience our feelings i will not dispute them at all. at all. right after that conversation wave brought in different ranchers, todd staples could not make it but we asked ranchers what else can we do? we came up with a series of solutions i am more interested to find solutions how we do
's cleaned up. i will say, though, that i'm troubled by -- you know, this is not your father's iaea. el baradei, like him or don't like him, i'm troubled by the nature of the relationship the agency seems to have with rapp. every time you try to negotiate with iran, you walk away angry and distrustful. i mean, the europeans did it in 2003, the agency's going through it now. but that's a relationship where there will also have to be a refurbishing of trust, or it's going to be difficult down the line. at the end of the day, it's the big powers at the u.s., russia and france, whatever, if they decide to get a deal, they'll get a deal. but iaea is an independent agency, and that relationship has to be addressed as well. >> and just very quickly, jim, is -- do you think the iaea and iran are going to resolve these issues before the p5+1 and iran work out a broader framework for resolving this, or is it dependent on that? are the iranians going to stonewall the agency until they see -- >> yeah. my, my true answer is i have no idea, and then my guess is the iaea's going to come at the end of
? and by the way i have two children who are at el haines. i was also trade in the parent perspective have full transparency what my kids were learning every day in class. when we started to work on this idea, and realized that it needed to be a separate organization, that thought about this at scale, we came across this question, what is the best way to organize ourselves to get the job done, right? so it was, in making the choice to become a for-profit it was not sort of from the starting point of, how can we recognize an opportunity to make money? it was, how do we take a problem that exists at e. l. haines at one of the highest performing schools in d.c. and exists at most schools in the country and try to solve that and what is the best vehicle to get there? to my surprise, i was teacher for seven years, principle and cao for five years, went to business school and spent most of the time translating from the for-profit terminology into the paradigm of nonprofits my cofounder and i decided we would be best served being a for-profit and there were a few reasons for that. one is a website we
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